Conference programme online for inaugural Music & Drama Education Expo | Manchester!

Rhinegold Media & Events is delighted to announce the conference programme for the first Music & Drama Education Expo | Manchester; the Northern region’s leading free CPD event for music & drama teachers.

 

Taking place on 4 October 2017 at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel, the free show will offer a day of high-quality CPD, unrivalled networking opportunities and the chance to try out hundreds of products at our comprehensive exhibition.

 

Sarah Lambie, Head of Content (Drama) said:

‘I’m excited about the forthcoming inaugural “Expo Manchester” in which we will be taking the enormously successful Music & Drama Education Expo to the north for one day only. We’ve taken a pick of the best sessions from the last few years in London, and thrown in some extra special new ones which will be available in Manchester only such as a brand new session on stage combat.’

delegates at music drama education expo

Alex Stevens, Head of Content (Music) said:

‘We are thrilled to be bringing the Expo to Manchester and have been encouraged so far by the support from teachers, schools, suppliers – people from across the music and cultural education sectors. 

 

‘We very much hope it will be the first of many such events for music and drama teachers closer to the north of England. It’s totally free to attend, so put the date in your diary!’

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

 

The event will offer 20 free-to-attend CPD sessions, catering for music and drama teachers of all key stages.

 

Highlights include:

·         Gospel choir workshop led by BBC Gospel Prom conductor Karen Gibson

·         Stage combat in classroom study with Mark Ruddick, Head Instructor at Squire Stage Combat

·         The art & craft of performance presented by ABRSM Chief Examiner John Holmes

·         The changing landscape of curriculum and qualifications with Karen Latto, former OCR drama and theatre qualifications lead

·         Body percussion workshop led by former STOMP cast member Ollie Tunmer

·         Mask and musical theatre in education presented by Emily Gray, Artistic Director at Trestle Theatre

 

View the full schedule and book free tickets at:

WWW.MDEXPO.CO.UK/MANCHESTER

 

MOVE TO MANCHESTER

 

After 5 successful years in London, Music & Drama Education Expo has become the biggest brand in music & drama education in Europe! The London show quickly outgrew its venue and now attracts 2,500 visitors as well as the leading music, drama and performing arts organisations from across the industry. We have therefore decided to bring the show closer to our colleagues in Northern England, Wales and Scotland with Music & Drama Education Expo | Manchester!

 

MORE THAN 50 LEADING BRANDS

 

Accompanying the CPD programme is an exhibition floor which is unrivalled for the industry. More than 50 leading brands from the music, performing arts and drama education sector will present their products, services and offer personal advice to delegates.

 

A GREAT VENUE IN THE HEART OF MANCHESTER

 

A landmark in itself, the Hilton Manchester Deansgate will host Music & Drama Education Expo | Manchester making it easy to reach, not only from the city of Manchester but everywhere in Northern England, Wales and Scotland. The CPD sessions are spread across three theatres and workshop studios giving music & drama pedagogues the option to pick and mix the day according to their needs.

 

REASONS TO ATTEND

 

·         Benefit from free high-quality CPD and go home with a raft of new ideas for your teaching

·         Network and share ideas with 500 other teachers from across the country

·         Try out a large range of education products all in one place and get exclusive on-site discounts

 

EXPO IN NUMBERS

 

·         1 day

·         20 CPD sessions

·         15 hours of CPD

·         50+ exhibitors

·         500 visitors

·         One expo

 

SHOW INFORMATION

 

WEDNESDAY 4 OCTOBER 2017

·         Doors open: 09.00

·         First performance: 09.15

·         First session: 09.30

·         Close: 17.00

 

The event takes place at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel, 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ.

 

Tickets are free, but must be booked in advance. Register online at:

WWW.MDEXPO.CO.UK/MANCHESTER

 

CONFERENCE SPONSORS

 

We are very grateful to all our sponsors for their continued support:

·         Musicians’ Union

·         National Union of Teachers

 

ABOUT MUSIC & DRAMA EDUCATION EXPO

 

Music & Drama Education Expo is Europe’s leading brand for music & drama education. The Manchester event, launching in October 2017, will bring our award-winning show to teachers and arts professionals from Northern England, Wales & Scotland. Entry to the show is completely free.

 

 

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